Highland Village is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,149 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Highland Village is the 168th largest community in Texas.
Highland Village real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Highland Village house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Highland Village is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Village is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Village who work in management occupations (23.38%), sales jobs (13.44%), and office and administrative support (9.53%).
Also of interest is that Highland Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Highland Village is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Highland Village’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Highland Village is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Highland Village, the average commute to work is 31.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Highland Village, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Highland Village is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 58.70% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Highland Village in 2010 was $50,892, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,568 for a family of four.
Highland Village is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Highland Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Highland Village include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Highland Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.